What are some ridiculously awesome TV themes?

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  1. Tylenol Jones

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    The late-night shows always seem to have amazing ones.

    HOLY CRAP do they jam on these!!!!!







    That last one has Letterman's band jamming with the Tonight Show band too! What a performance!

    What are your favorites? The ones above jam hard!
     
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    From back in teh day

    Hawaii 5-0
    Rockford Files
    Mission Impossible

    and of course, Peter Gunn
     
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    Lalo had some killer themes...MI and this come to mind:


    My version of the Jonny Quest theme:



    And Courageous Cat:
     
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    All time best...

    Hawaii Five O
     
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    And the Monkees intro was good... but the outro song was even better, imo

     
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    Hawaii Five O (0) is tough to beat...but the visuals certainly helped but in terms of the (ahem) Hawaii scenery and the choppy cuts that matched the drum fills.

    Mission: Impossible also a favorite if only because it helps when explaining 5/4 time. Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr took the coward's way out in converting it to 4/4 for the films.
     
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    Here're a few of my favs:

    Mannix


    Bob Newhart


    The Rockford Files (long version with all Dan Ferguson guitar solos)
     
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    Sanford and Son
    Barney Miller

    Those are my two all time faves. Just great pieces of music.

    I also love the music from Taxi.
     
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    Night court is also reminescent of Barney Miller et al...
     
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    Love this thread.

    My contribution
     
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    A Brit one I always loved was The Sweeney.
     

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